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Chicken with Apple Cream Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Apple Cream Sauce Recipe

Topping chicken with an apple cream sauce is unique and delicious way to serve it. We think the sauce is absolutely wonderful.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown the chicken in oil over medium heat for 4 minutes on each side. Combine the apple juice, lemon juice, rosemary, salt and pepper; pour over chicken. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  • 2. Combine cornstarch and cream until smooth; gradually stir into cooking liquid in skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add parsley. Return chicken to skillet and heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce (calculated without rice)equals 353 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 391 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.

Reviews for Chicken with Apple Cream Sauce

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

"The first time I made this recipe, I liked it but felt that the chicken didn't absorb enough flavor. The next time, I cut the chicken breasts into strips and that helped. (The presentation isn't quite as nice as giving each person a whole piece of chicken, but it tastes better.)"

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2012

"This was just marginal okay. From the reviews I thought this was going to be better. No offense intended, but this was really blah."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2012

"I have made this many times over the past several years. It is absolutely delicious!"

Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"Great texture and easy to make! A bit bland in spices...I just threw a bit more salt and pepper in!"

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"The best chiken breast recipe ever"

Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"Quick easy, a nice sweet sauce to it thanks to the apple juice. The whole family liked it."

Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"This was a very quick recipe to prepare. The apple cream sauce was slightly sweet but nicely flavored. This was a nice recipe considering how quickly it can be made."

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2010

"This was wonderful. so rich and delcious."

Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"This is delicious and very easy to make. A novice can serve a 5 star dish now. I served it with butter sauteed apples. Yum!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.